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Assessment Information

Assessment at Woden

Assessment lies at the heart of the process of promoting children’s learning. It provides a framework within which educational objectives may be set and children’s progress expressed and monitored. This should be done in partnership with the children as they have a shared ownership of their learning, and full understanding of their next steps in learning and how this is supported and enhanced.

Daily assessment is incorporated systematically into teaching strategies in order to diagnose any problems and chart progress in a wide variety of ways, for example through: pupils being clear about what and how they are learning, questioning, marking and verbal feedback.

Our Assessment System at Woden Primary School

Children are expected to be working within their Year Group Band, which has been broken into 3 main development points:

  • Entering (ideally by the end of the Autumn term)
  • Developing (ideally by the end of the Spring term)
  • Secure (ideally by the end of the Summer term)

Once secure, you can then begin to ‘master’ the year group objectives. Where the child is expected to deepen their knowledge and understanding.

Year group Working Below Year Group Band Working At Year Group Band Working Above
One WTS / EYFS Age Bands 1e—entering



Mastery or Year 2 –7
Two Year 1 Band 2e—entering



Mastery or Year 3–7
Three Year 1/2 Band 3e—entering



Mastery or Year 4 –7
Four Year 1/2 /3 Band 4e—entering



Mastery or Year 5 –7
Five Year 1/2/3/4 Band 5e—entering



Mastery or Year 6–7
Six Year 1/2/3/4/5 Band 6e—entering



Mastery or Year 7

As always, there will be opportunities at Parent Consultation Evenings to discuss your child’s progress and attainment, along with an end of year school report.